It discusses the almost limitless stocks of wealth in the Middle East , particularly in Dubai. It also particularly pays homage to Yasser Arafat and Prince Alwaleed. Arab Money ignited controversy, particularly from Islamic communities. In response, Busta, who is a Muslim, said:. Sometimes, people like to twist things. We ain't mockin' the culture. We ain't tryin' to be disrespectful.
Ain't no racism going on right here. If you listen to the song, you see that we are actually acknowledging the fact that the Arabian culture, a Middle East culture is one of the few cultures, that value passing down hard work riches that's been built amongst the family.
It would be nice if a lot of other cultures did the same thing. So, I would like for it to be like that in my culture where we could build things to the point where we got so much that we don't need to rely on other cultures to contribute majorly in a financial way, or in whatever other way, to societies, communities or whatever governments we might live in.
So, we are actually biggin' up the culture. At the end of the day, I want to be like that. I think a lot of us want to be like that.
It is directed by Rik Cordero. It features cameos from Rick Ross , Mr. New York City businessman and philanthropist Ali Naqvi stars as the prince of the music video. Ali Naqvi, friend of Busta Rhymes, was invited to appear in the music video. The music video for the 1st part of the remix was released on February Just like the original, it was directed by Rik Cordero in front of a green screen.
T-Pain is not featured in the video, and the chorus is changed back to the original. Any Arabic words were not used. The music video for the 2nd part of the remix was released on February 27, two days after the 1st part of the remix's video. Reek Da Villian is not featured in the video.
The song is heavily featured in the video game Grand Theft Auto: The song was officially remixed three times by Busta Rhymes, with different guest appearances accompanying each version. The song was released on Thanksgiving Day November 27, Also, in this part, Busta Rhymes does the main part of the hook differently and Ron Browz pronounced Arab money differently with an accent on the "A"s. Unlike the original, actual Arabic is used in the chorus and by the artists in their verses:.
This version was planned for inclusion on Ron Browz 's as-yet-unreleased debut album, Etherboy , but the album was shelved. The song was released on December 13, The song was released on December 21, This remix is the only one to not feature a music video. Two other versions of the song were produced, the first one featured the rapper Pitbull and the second featured Rick Ross. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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